French national soccer team

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Home leotard
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Pointed name
Les Bleus
(the blue ones)
federation
Fédération Française de Football
coach
Raymond Domenech, since 2004
record players
Marcel Desailly (116)
record goal scorer
Michel Platini (41)
first international match
Belgium 3:3 France
(Brussels, Belgium; 1. May 1904)
Highest victory
France 10:0 Azerbaijan
(Paris, France; 6. September 1995)
Highest defeat
Denmark 17:1 France
(London, England; 19. October 1908)
World championship
final round participation: 12 (first: 1930)
Best result: Winner 1998
European championship
final round participation: 6 (First: 1960)
Best results: Winner 1984, 2000

the French national soccer team of the men, the Équipe in such a way specified Tricolore (after the flag of France) or briefly Les Bleus after the traditionally blue leotards, is one of the most successful national teams in the football. Franceonce the football WM and twice the football EM won.

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history

the French football roof federation is since 1919 the Fédération Française de Football (FFF). This was 1954 initial member of the UEFA. (See also football in France). France arranged also early for the first timea world championship out, i.e. 3.WM 1938.

The French soccer national team achieved a large international title however only into the 1980er years: Under the guidance of Michel Platini won the crew the football European championship 1984 in the own country and reached 1982 in Spain and 1986in Mexico in each case the semi-final of the football WM. After the core of these teams had terminated the career, a short period of reduced circumstances followed, with which for instance the qualification was missed to the football WM 1990 and 1994.

At the football WM 1998 in the own country the team became world champion. Cornerstonethe team were goal keepers Fabien Barthez, defense player and captain Laurent blank as well as the projecting director Zinedine Zidane. In the final France struck the favored Brazilian eleven with 3:0. France confirmed its success two years later with the football European championship in Holland and Belgium (2000), when they could defeat Italy in the final with 2:1 after golden Goal.

participation of France at the soccer world championship (11 time)

1930 in Uruguay Vorrunde
1934 in Italy round of the last sixteen
1938 in France quarter final
1950 in Brazil on final round participation do without
1954 in Switzerland Vorrunde
1958 in Sweden 3. Place
1962 in Chile does not qualify
1966 in England Vorrunde
1970 in Mexico does not qualify
1974 in Germany does not qualify
1978 in Argentina Vorrunde
1982 in Spain 4. Place
1986 in Mexico 3. Place
1990 in Italy does not qualify
1994in the USA 1998
in France world champion do not qualify
2002 in South Korea/Japan Vorrunde
2006 in Germany qualified

participation of France at the football European championship (6 times)

  • 1. EM 1960 in France/4. Place
  • 7. EM 1984 in France/European champion
  • 9. EM 1992in Sweden/Vorrunde
  • 10. EM 1996 in England/semi-final
  • 11. EM 2000 in Belgium and the Netherlands/European champion
  • 12. EM 2004 in Portugal/quarter final

title

current cadre

goal keeper:

defense:

centre zone:

attack:

national coaches

of 1904 (1. officialInternational match) until 1919 (establishment of the foot all federation FFF) was set up the national team by the roof federation Comité Français Interfédéral. Common training of the national players and thus the office of a national coach were not only unknown in France in the early period of the football. From 1919 to 1964 it gave occasionallyNational coach in the today's sense, but the player cadre for each international match was specified by a selection committee of the FFF, which consisted of two or three “technical directors” (see also Gabriel Hanot), among whom since 1955 regularly also the actual coach ranked. Therefore the national coach becomesthere also today still often as Selectionneur (selecting one) designates.

list of the coaches

in parentheses behind the name is indicated the number of the official international matches during its term of office in each case.

  • 17. March 1955 - 5. May 1962: Albert Batteux (56)
  • Octobers 1960 - July1964 (at first with Batteux):Georges Verriest (25)
  • 12. July 1964 - 3. September 1966: Henri Guérin (15)
  • 3. September 1966 - 20. January 1967: Jean Snella and José Arribas (4)
  • 22. March 1967 - 3. June 1967: Just Fontaine (2)
  • 17. September 1967 - 6.November 1968: Louis Dugauguez (9)
  • 2. March 1969 - 26. May 1973: Georges Boulogne (31)
  • 8. September 1973 - 15. November 1975: Stefan Kovacs (15)
  • 1. January 1976 - 27. June 1984: Michel Hidalgo (75)
  • 30. June 1984 - 22. October 1988: Henri Michel (36)
  • 3. November 1988 - 2. July 1992: Michel Platini (29)
  • 9. July 1992 - 25. November 1993: Gérard Houllier (12)
  • 17. December 1993 - 27. July 1998: Aimé Jacquet (53)
  • 27. July 1998 - 5. July 2002: Roger Lemerre (53)
  • 17. July2002 - 30. June 2004:Jacques Santini (28)
  • since 12. July 2004: Raymond Domenech (18 [so far])

acquaintance (ex) player

of international matches against national soccer teams from the German-speaking countries

(results always from French view)

official international matches

of international matches against Germany

  1. 15. March 1931 in Paris: 1:0
  2. 19. March 1933 in Berlin: 3:3
  3. 17. March 1935 in Paris: 1:3
  4. 21. March 1937 in Stuttgart: 0:4
  5. 5. October 1952 in Stuttgart: 3:1
  6. 16. October 1954 in Hanover: 3:1
  7. 28. June 1958 in Göteborg (WM): 6:3
  8. 26. October 1958 in Paris: 2:2
  9. 24. October 1962 in Stuttgart: 2:2
  10. 27. September 1967 in Berlin: 1:5
  11. 25. September 1968 in Marseille: 1:1
  12. 13. October 1973 in gel churches: 1:2
  13. 23. February 1977 in Paris: 1:0
  14. 19. November 1980 inHanover: 1:4
  15. 8. July 1982 in Sevilla (WM): 3:3 n.V., 4:5 in 11-meter-shot
  16. 18. April 1984 in Strasbourg: 1:0
  17. 25. June 1986 in Guadalajara (WM): 0:2
  18. 12. August 1987 in Berlin: 1:2
  19. 28. February 1990 in Montpellier: 2:1
  20. 1. June 1996in Stuttgart: 1:0
  21. 27. February 2001 in Paris: 1:0
  22. 15. November 2003 in gel churches: 3:0
  23. 12. November 2005 in Paris: 0:0

international matches against the GDR

  1. 16. November 1974 in Paris (EM-qualification): 2:2
  2. 12. October 1975 in Leipzig (EM-qualification): 1:2
  3. 8. December 1984 in Paris (WM-qualification): 1:0
  4. 11. September 1985 in Leipzig (WM-qualification): 0:2
  5. 19. November 1986 in Leipzig (EM-qualification): 0:0
  6. 18. November 1987 in Paris (EM-qualification): 0:1
  7. 24. January 1990 in Kuwait city: 3:0

international matches against Luxembourg

  1. 29. October 1911 in Luxembourg: 4:1
  2. 29. April 1913 in Saint Ouen: 8:0
  3. 8. February 1914 in Luxembourg: 4:5
  4. 15. April 1934 in Luxembourg (WM-qualification): 6:1
  5. 20. September 1953 in Luxembourg (WM-qualification): 6:1
  6. 17. December 1953 in Paris (WM-qualification): 8:0
  7. 4. October 1964 in Luxembourg (WM-qualification): 2:0
  8. 6. November 1965 in Marseille (WM-qualification): 4:1
  9. 26. November 1966 in Luxembourg (EM-qualification): 3:0
  10. 23. December 1967 in Paris (EM-qualification): 3:1
  11. 7. October 1978 in Luxembourg (EM-qualification): 3:1
  12. 25. February 1979 in Paris (EM-qualification): 3:0
  13. 13. October 1984 in Luxembourg (WM-qualification): 4:0
  14. 30. October 1985 in Paris (WM-qualification): 6:0

international matches against Austria

  1. 19. April 1925 in Paris: 0:4
  2. 30. May 1926 in Vienna: 1:4
  3. 12. February 1933 in Paris: 0:4
  4. 27. May 1934 in Turin (WM-round of the last sixteen): 2:3 n.V.
  5. 24. January 1937 in Paris: 1:2
  6. 6. December 1945 in Vienna: 1:4
  7. 5. May 1946 in Colombes: 3:1
  8. 1. November 1951 in Colombes: 2:2
  9. 19. October 1952 in Vienna: 2:1
  10. 25. March 1956 in Colombes:3:1
  11. 5. October 1958 in Vienna: 2:1
  12. 13. December 1959 in Colombes (EM-qualification): 5:2
  13. 27. March 1960 in Vienna (WM-qualification): 4:2
  14. 24. March 1965 in Paris: 1:2
  15. 7. October 1970 in Vienna: 0:1
  16. 28. June 1982 in Madrid (WM, 2. Round): 1:0
  17. 28. March 1984 in Bordeaux: 1:0
  18. 14. October 1992 in Paris (WM-qualification): 2:0
  19. 27. March 1993 in Vienna (WM-qualification): 1:0
  20. 19. August 1998 in Vienna: 2:2

international matches against Switzerland

  1. 8. March 1908 in Genève: 2:1
  2. 23. April 1911 in Genève: 2:5
  3. 18. February 1912 in Saint Ouen: 4:1
  4. 9. March 1913 in Genève: 4:1
  5. 8. March 1914 in Saint Ouen: 2:2
  6. 29. February 1920 in Genève: 2:0
  7. 22. April 1923 in Paris: 2:2
  8. 23. March 1924 in Genève: 0:3
  9. 25. April 1926 in Colombes: 1:0
  10. 11. March 1928 in Lausanne: 3:4
  11. 23. March 1930 in Colombes: 3:3
  12. 20. March 1932 in Berne: 3:3
  13. 11. March 1934 in Paris: 0:1
  14. 27. October 1935 in Genève: 1:2
  15. 10. October 1937 in Paris: 2:1
  16. 8. March 1942 in Marseille: 0:2
  17. 8. April 1945 in Lausanne: 0:1
  18. 8. June 1947 in Lausanne: 2:1
  19. 4. June 1949 in Colombes: 4:2
  20. 14. October 1951 in Genève: 2:1
  21. 11. November 1953 in Colombes: 2:4
  22. 9. October 1955 in Basel: 2:1
  23. 16. April 1958 inParis: 0:0
  24. 12. October 1960 in Basel: 2:6
  25. 11. November 1963 in Paris: 2:2
  26. 3. May 1970 in Basel: 1:2
  27. 23. April 1977 in Genève: 4:0
  28. 19. August 1986 in Lausanne: 0:2
  29. 2. February 1988 in Toulouse: 2:1
  30. 27. May 1992 in Lausanne: 1:2
  31. 20. August 2003 in Genève: 2:0
  32. 21. June 2004 in Coimbra (EM-Vorrunde): 3:1
  33. 26. March 2005 in Saint Denis (WM-qualification): 0:0
  34. 8. October 2005 in Berne (WM-qualification): 1:1

unofficial international matches

of international matches against the A-selection of the Saarland football federation (SFB)

For France the B-national team always began.

  1. 20. April 1952 in Saarbruecken: 1:0
  2. 5. October 1952 in Strasbourg: 1:3
  3. 17. October 1954 in Lyon: 4:1
  4. 9. October 1955 in Saarbruecken: 5:7

international matches against the federal selection worker turn andSport federation (ATSB)

for France began likewise worker haven selection eleven:

  1. 11. October 1924 in Paris: 0:3
  2. 18. October 1924 in Dresden: 1:4
  3. 27. May 1928 in Paris: 2:6
  4. 28. May 1928 in pc. Gervais: 1:8

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